Sleep DisordersInfo Center
The Sound of Sleep Deprivation
Prolonged exposure to loud workplace noise resulting in hearing loss may also impact the quality of sleep.
Circadian Rhythm and Blues
The Scripps Research Institute has been granted over $3 million to develop molecular compounds to help fight disorders related to our body's "circadian rhythm," or internal clock.
Snoring Away Your Money
A study by the University of Copenhagen analyzed the economic consequences and personal financial toll that sleep-related breathing disorders take on society and individual patients suffering from these problems.
Tonsil Removal May Affect Breathing
Sleep studies are being used to study children who have undergone tonsil and adenoid removal surgery to detect possible respiratory complications.
The Price of a Good Night's Rest
Popular sleep-inducing medications that also impair balance are becoming a serious concern for older adults due to falling which leads to debilitating injuries.
The Dangers of Leaving the Light On
Keeping the lights on before going to sleep may have a negative influence on your health, according to a study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism .
Sad, Sleepy Seniors
High school seniors who are excessively sleepy during the day may be at an increased risk of depression, according to a new study.
Miles to Go in Understanding Sleep
A study from the University of Colorado finds that the body does not save as much energy during sleep as was expected, and sleep deprivation can be measured in "miles."
The Power of Positive-Airway Pressure
Continuous positive-airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in sleep apnea patients results in less fatigue and increased energy in patients.
Sweet Sixteen Gone Sour
A study finds that by the age of 16, bad habits and lifestyles are at the "point of no return," especially among women.